DMK on Wednesday claimed that employees of Chettikarai Government Engineering College were freely loitering in the campus and using wifi connections.
We are not going to interfere in the middle of election process, a bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian said.
Following complaints from Congress and DMK on unauthorised transportation of EVMs and a VVPAT machine, the Chennai Corporation suspended the staff involved.
Dharmapuri tribals relent after official’s assurance on roads, call off poll boycott after four hours
Explaining their demands, Pasuvaraj, a graduate from Allakattu, said that the residents were forced to walk 11-15 kilometres to avail of basic services including healthcare, and education.
However, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo assuaged fears and clarified that they were unpolled EVMs kept in the reserve.
A few days earlier, another former CEO SY Quraishi had spoken in favour of 100 per cent VVPAT counting.
Justifying the decision, EC officials said there has been no case of mismatch in the past. Also, VVPAT verification before EVM counting could delay the final results further.
Speaking at a seminar here, Naidu said voters should be allowed to collect VVPAT slips after voting and put it in a ballot box so it can be used to tally votes.
The Samajwadi Party also alleged that warning notes were issued to a large number of SP supporters by police restricting them in their homes.
Chief Electoral Officer Sanjiv Kumar has clarified that VVPAT carrying boxes found in Managuli village of Basavana Bagewadi taluk in Vijayapura on Sunday neither belonged to the district nor to the st
The EVMs and VVPAT have been drawn from the reserve-list prepared for election on Saturday, and two teams of polling personnel and three polling officers each are appointed for the re-election.
A faulty Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at booth number 108 has stalled voting in Hubli.
The EC had said it would conduct random vote counts on EVMs and VVPAT slips in one polling station in each of the 182 Assembly constituencies.
Gujarat polls: Citing technical reasons, EC orders repolling on December 17 in six booths of second phase
The re-polling was ordered on Friday late night, citing technical reasons, and the EC annulled the polling data that was present in the EVMs.
The court asked Congress to instead move a substantive petition directly to the apex court seeking electoral reforms with regards to Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail.